Liverpool refuse to reconsider Sun ban to host England game

England’s 13-year wait to play at Anfield will continue due to Liverpool’s ban on Sun journalists.

Liverpool’s stadium has not hosted the Three Lions since a friendly against Uruguay in March 2006, and have been ‘deemed off limits’ despite the FA’s struggle in finding a suitable venue for a Euro 2020 warm-up game against Romania next year. Read more

‘Furious’ Chelsea slam FIFA after having transfer ban halved

Chelsea have hit out at FIFA’s “deeply unsatisfactory” conduct when imposing a two-window transfer ban on the west London club.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has lifted FIFA’s transfer embargo on Chelsea following the Premier League club’s appeal against the sanction relating to the signing of overseas youth players. Read more

Jose Mourinho demands Tottenham squad change one thing

Jose Mourinho slept at Tottenham’s training ground in order to prepare for Saturday’s game with Burnley and has told his players to stop wallowing in disappointment following a defeat.

Spurs boss Mourinho felt the dressing room was engulfed in sadness after his 100 per cent start was ended by Wednesday’s 2-1 loss at former club Manchester United. Read more

Big Dunc on Everton job: ‘Let’s be realistic’

Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson admits it is not realistic for him to take over permanently at this stage despite it being his dream job.

The former Toffees striker, a member of the first-team coaching staff since 2014, accepts he is not experienced enough to take charge of a side in the bottom three after just two wins in 11 matches – a run of results which saw Marco Silva sacked on Thursday. Read more

Mourinho: Chelsea will still struggle to strengthen

Jose Mourinho is unconcerned by Chelsea’s transfer ban being lifted and believes his former club may struggle to strengthen their team even with a “multi-million budget”.

Frank Lampard’s Blues are free to sign players in January after their two-window ban was halved on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Read more